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01:05 West Edge of the Basin and Range –Normal Fault  That area on picture is BOTH Western Basin Range and Eastern California Shear  Zone Owens Valley Mount Whitney Extremely Steep Sierra Nevadas Asymetric mount Range b/c its eastern edge is a fault scarp Every year USC gets closer to the San Gabriel Mountains about 5mm/year Compresing Rocks, storing energy  which will be relased in EQ Cucamonga Fault (Strand C) Paleoseismology—dig trenches along active faults to look at deformed sand and  gravel from EQs Fault Scarp Three EQs have occurred on this fault  in the past 7000 years 1971 EQ – Black spot on Handout, has ruptured at least twice in the past 500  years Very irregular fault  So Close to urban area can be disasterous  Culluvial Wedge Hollywood Fault Eastern part of the Santa Monica Fault Directly underneath the city Santa Monica Fault
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2010 for the course GEOL 240 at USC.

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